|Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers - Elizabeth E. Lea|
For more information on our readers, see our catalog page. The compiler of [this book] having entered early in life upon a train of duties, was frequently embarrassed by her ignorance of domestic affairs. For, whilst receipt books for elegant preparations were often seen, those connected with the ordinary, but far more useful part of household duties, were not easily procured; thus situated, she applied to persons of experience, and embodied the information collected in a book, to which, since y...
Keywords: LibriVox; cookery; recipes; domesticity; housekeeping
|(The Invention of) Traditional Family Values - BackStory with the American History Guys|
California's recent passage of a gay marriage ban suggests that many Americans subscribe to the idea of the âtraditionalâ family â caregiver mom, breadwinner dad, and 2.5 children. But whose tradition is it, really? In this hour, the Guys hear dueling viewpoints â first from Focus on the Family, and then from a Columbia University historian of families. Historian Marie Jenkins Schwartz discusses the pressures and triumphs of enslaved families, and Stephen Talbot, who played Gilbert on Leave ...
Keywords: childhood; culture wars; domesticity; family; fatherhood; good mother; marriage; motherhood; slavery; family values
|American as Pumpkin Pie: A History of Thanksgiving - BackStory with the American History Guys|
When we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, we think we know what weâre commemorating. But if an actual Pilgrim were to attend your Thanksgiving, chances are heâd be stunned, and a little disgusted, by what he saw. In this episode, historian James McWilliams discusses why the Puritans would have turned up their noses at our traditional Thanksgiving foods. Religion scholar Anne Blue Wills explains the nineteenth-century origins of our modern holiday, and one woman's campaign to fix it on the natio...
Keywords: agriculture; domesticity; food and drink; holidays; native americans; pilgrims; puritans; religion; sports; traditions; history of thanksgiving; turkey; american history; backstory
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|Dandelions as Food - Lucile Brewer and Helen Canon|
Cornell Reading Courses, vol.V, no.105, Course for the Farm Home. Discusses use of dandelions as food. Includes recipes, cooking techniques, nutritional information, instructions on how to gather dandelions, cooking and canning. Text contains photos. Digitized by Cornell's Frank A. Lee Library, NYSAES, Geneva, NY.
Keywords: Rural Life; Woman; Women; Cornell; CCE; Homemaking; Housekeeping; Homemaker; Home; House; Farm; Family; Home Economics; Kitchen Work; Cooking; Cookery; Country Life; American Life; American Culture; American History; History; Food; Agriculture; Food Preparation; Domestic; Domesticity; Farmhouse; Dining; Foodways; Women's History; Labor; Manual Labor; Flower; Flowers; Dandelions; Greens; Salad; DIY; Lawn; Yard; Grass; Weed; Weeds; Timbale; Soup; Culinary; Sandwich; Lunch; Canning
|The Young Woman on the Farm - Martha Foote Crow|
Cornell Reading-Courses, vol.III, no.63, Rural Life Series no.8. Discusses "the country girl in America," rural vs. urban life and economics, etc. Includes photos and references. Digitized by Cornell's Frank A. Lee Library, NYSAES, Geneva NY.
Keywords: Rural Life; Woman; Women; Women's Rights; Progressivism; Cornell; CCE; Homemaking; Housekeeping; Homemaker; Home; House; Farm; New England; Family; Home Economics; Kitchen Work; Cooking; Cookery; Cleaning; Foul; Country Life; American Life; American Culture; American History; History; Food; Agriculture; Food Preparation; Domestic; Domesticity; Farmhouse; Dining; Foodways; Women's History; Labor; Manual Labor
|Writings of Oscar Wilde - OSCAR WILDE|
QUOTE from THE YOUNG KING: And when the Bishop had heard them he knit his brows, and said, 'My son, I am an old man, and in the winter of my days, and I know that many evil things are done in the wide world. The fierce robbers come down from the mountains, and carry off the little children, and sell them to the Moors. The lions lie in wait for the caravans, and leap upon the camels. The wild boar roots up the corn in the valley, and the foxes gnaw the vines upon the hill...
Keywords: Robert Ross; How They Struck a Contemporary; The Quality of George Meredith; Life in the Fallacious Model; Life the Disciple; Life the Plagiarist; The Indispensable East; The Influence of the Impressionists on Climate; An Exposure to Naturalism; Thomas Griffiths Wainewright; Wainewright at Hobart Town; Cardinal Newman and the Auto biographers; Robert Browning; The Two Supreme and Highest Arts; The Secrets of Immortality; The Critic and his Material; Dante the Living Guide; The Limitations of Genius; Wanted A New Background; Without Frontiers; The Poetry of Archaeology; The Art of Archaeology; Herod Suppliant; The Tetrarchs Remorse; The Tetrarchs Treasure; Salom anticipates Dr. Strauss; The Young King; A Coronation; The King of Spain; A Bull Fight; The Throne Room; A Protected Country; The Blackmailing of the Emperor; Covent Garden; A Letter from Miss Jane Percy to her Aunt; The Triumph of American ‘Humor’; The Garden of Death; An Eton Kit-cat; Mrs. Erlynne Exercises the Prerogative of a Grandmother; Motherhood more than Marriage; The Damnable Ideal; From a Rejected Prize-essay; The Possibilities of the Useful; The Artist; The Doer of Good; The Disciple; The Master; The House of Judgment; The Teacher of Wisdom; Wilde gives directions about De Profundis; Carey Street; Sorrow wears no mask; Vita Nuova; The Grand Romantic; Clapham Junction; The Broken Resolution; Domesticity at Berneval; A visit to the Pope; THE HAPPY PRINCE; THE SELFISH GIANT; THE DEVOTED FRIEND; THE REMARKABLE ROCKET; THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE; THE BIRTHDAY OF THE INFANTA; THE STAR-CHILD; THE FISHERMAN AND HIS SOUL; THE TRIAL OF OSCAR WILDE; Frank Harris; Lord Alfred Douglas; Lord Queensberry; VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS